the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
a horse's manner of moving
a person's manner of walking
Manner of walking or stepping; bearing or carriage while moving.
Carrying a heavy suitcase, he walked with a lopsided gait.
One of the different ways in which a horse can move, either naturally or as a result of training.
To teach a specific gait to a horse.
Origin: gate, from gata (road).
a going; a walk; a march; a way
manner of walking or stepping; bearing or carriage while moving
Origin: [See Gate a way.]
GAIT is a wireless standard developed in 1999 that allows cross-operation of mobile telephone technologies. Phones compliant with the GAIT standard can operate on either contemporary GSM networks, or the legacy IS-136 TDMA and AMPS networks found extensively throughout North America. Since GAIT phones are interoperable over several types of networks, users could operate their phones in a much larger area of North America compared to phones that used only the GSM standard. The modern equivalent of a GAIT phone would be a GSM phone that also supports the CDMA IS-95 modes used in North America. Such phones are sometimes called "world phones," although this phrase is also used to describe a GSM phone that supports all four frequency bands used throughout the world.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gāt, n. way or manner of walking, step, pace.—adj. Gait′ed, having a particular gait. [A special use of gate.]
gāt, n. (prov.) a sheaf of corn: charge for pasturage.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Manner or style of walking.
The numerical value of GAIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of GAIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Changing your gait can lead to problems with your spine, hips, knees and ankles down the road.
The dull-hued turkey apes the gait Of lordly peacock, richly plumed; And thus the poetaster shows When he would fain his verse recite.
She was holding my gait belt, and I was walking very, very slowly. And I just turned to her and said, ‘I want to try to run again, I want to see what I can do,’.
It will screw up your posture and it messes up your natural stride and gait-- and all that’s a chain reaction, so eventually it affects your body really negatively.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
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- Gang, GangartGerman
- andadura, zancadaSpanish
- askellaji, käynti, astuntaFinnish
- allure, démarcheFrench
- gluasadScottish Gaelic
- göngulag, gangtegundIcelandic
- gange, ganglag, gangartNorwegian
- porte, andar, andaduraPortuguese
- аллюр, походка, поступьRussian
- gångart, gång, gångstilSwedish
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